'Wildfire' blackgum showing summer form with colorful new growth, 6/09/08, Louisville KY
'Wildfire' blackgum closeup of very red new leaves at branch tips, 6/09/08, Louisville KY
'Wildfire' blackgum colorful new growth against sky, 6/09/08, Louisville KY
Young Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire,' McLean, VA
Nyssa Sylvatica "Wildfire" showing new growth and male flowers.
The Dawes Arboretum. Photo courtesy of Karl Gercens. Copyright Karl Gercens, an expert horticulturalist and plant enthusiast who gives lectures and classes around the USA including at Longwood Gardens. Conservatory Horticulturist at Longwood Gardens. Learn more about him and his love of all things horticulture at http://www.karlgercens.com/